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Shifts Summary

The Shifts Summary gives an overview of cash flow during each shift. The Shifts Summary includes starting cash amounts, closing amounts, cash drawer variances, and other related events affecting cash.

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Run the Shifts Summary

From BackOffice, run the Shifts Summary for an overview of shifts during a selected date.

  1. Click 'Analytics' and select 'Shifts Summary'.
  2. To change the default view, click the Date icon and choose a preset or custom range, then press 'Retrieve'.

Shifts Summary Overview

Learn how to read the Shifts Summary to get the most benefit from its details.

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Register
The name of the register or the default register number. A green dot indicates an open shift. A red dot indicates a closed shift.

Opening Manager
Name of the manager who opened the shift.

Opened
Date and time of shift opening. The report is automatically sorted by this column.

Closing Manager
Name of the manager who closed the shift.

Closed
Date and time of shift closing.

Starting Cash
Amount of money in the drawer at start of shift. Entered when opening the shift.

Cash Tenders
Total amount of cash tendered throughout the shift.

Cash Returned
Total amount of cash used for returns throughout the shift.

Payouts
A payout is cash removed from the drawer for business expenses such as supplies or paying employee tips. Individual payouts and additional comments can be seen in the Pay Ins and Payouts report in BackOffice.

Pay Ins
A pay in is cash added to the drawer, usually to make change. Individual pay ins and additional comments can be seen in the Pay Ins and Payouts report in BackOffice.

Drops
A drop is cash removed from the drawer for cash deposits to the safe or bank. Individual drops and additional comments can be seen in the Pay Ins and Payouts report in BackOffice.

Inventory Purchases
Cash removed to purchase inventory for the store. Individual inventory purchases and comments can be seen in the Pay Ins and Payouts report in BackOffice.

Expected Cash
Total amount of cash expected to be in the drawer.

Actual Cash
Physical count of money actually in the cash drawer.

Variance
The difference between the expected cash and actual cash.
Wondering why your shift was over/short? Visit our Analytics Troubleshooting guide for help.